321 Loans and Jeremy Marcus 4th Receiver Update

The debt relief group 321 Loans that was shuttered by the court has generated a 4th interim report by the Receiver. The update is below: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. The Court appointed Jonathan E. Perlman Temporary Receiver on May 9, 2017, and Permanent Receiver on May 17, 2017, over a nationwide enterprise that used 85 entities, … Read more

I Want My 321 Loans Money Back. Give It to Me Now.

One of the side effects of writing about debt relief industry is sometimes consumers get confused that I somehow have their money from a company I wrote about. It’s the formula of a bit of anger plus some inattention that results in me receiving messages like “had account with you for over 2 years, payments … Read more

Consumers Get Super Duper Screwed in Debt Relief Legal Settlements by This Company

The recent court action against Jeremy Marcus, Craig Smith, and Yisbet Segrea contains a doozie of a statement by the court appointed Receiver. While reviewing documentation discovered when the authorities took possession of the premises, the Receiver found evidence former clients were getting royally screwed in legal settlements won by this conglomeration of companies on … Read more

FTC and FL Announce Massive Debt Relief Scam by Jeremy Marcus, Craig Smith, and Yisbet Segrea

Defendants falsely claimed they would pay, settle, or obtain dismissals of consumers’ debts and improve their credit At the request of the Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida, a federal court has temporarily halted a massive phony debt relief operation that bilked tens of millions of dollars from financially strapped consumers, including the … Read more

Jeremy Marcus and Debt Relief Players Meet Their Match With FTC and FL

Rumors have been circulating for the past couple of weeks of action against Jeremy Marcus and his debt relief empire. The documents have been unsealed and it looks as if the Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida have spared no effort to shutdown the Marcus empire. To see the history of stories I’ve … Read more

Pair of Attorneys Goes After a Number of Debt Relief Companies While Targeting Jeremy Marcus

On January 20, 2017 attorneys Chad Van Horn and Nathan DeLadurantey filed a complaint against Jeremy Marcus, Consumer Protection Counsel, Omni Management Partners, Breeze Financial Solutions, Cockburn & Associates, Instahelp America, Credit Health Plan, Aegis Florida, Aegis Legal Center, 321 Financial, 321 Loans, Gregory Fishman, Debt Be Gone, Otto Berges, Berges Law Group, and Kerr … Read more

Berges Law Group – Consumer Complaint – May 9, 2016

Consumer Statement: My original problem was that ELAN Financial Service made an extra (unauthorized draw) on my checking account, which overdrew the account. At the time, I was out of town, involved with my husband’s hospitalization. Unfortunately, this account was set up with all of our monthly auto-draws. Thus, the result was numerous return fees, … Read more

Why is Berges Law Group Checking Client’s Criminal History for Credit Repair?

So the strangest thing just happened. A reader filled out this debt relief company review form on Helping America Group and attached a copy of their client agreement. The agreement included Breeze Financial Solutions, Helping America Group, and 321 Financial. But here is where it got a little odd. Over in this article the relationship … Read more

321Financial and 321 Loans – Contract Review and Disapointing Radio Silence

Information has been pouring in about companies in Florida and specifically about companies associated with Jeremy Marcus. People are using my tipster (send in your tips here) form to send information in. Recently I wrote about a company named Omni Management Partners and as part of that agreement was an agreement for the credit repair … Read more